Lady Warriors Hailey Overmyer, Hinali’i Grance of the Lady Warriors combined for 24 points Wednesday to lead Kapa’a in a 47-23 victory over the Waimea High School Menehune team at the Clem Gomes Gym.
Overmyer’s scores included a pair of treys and a field goal by the Kapa’a senior. She was also five-for-six at free-throw for 13 high-point honors in the season-opening Kaua’i Interscholastic Federation girls basketball competition.
William Aki was the Lady Warriors’ coach. The Lady Warriors lit up the scoreboards quickly with four shots from the outside of the three-point line, compared to the Menehune’s single three-ball.
Grance launched three of those from the three-point mark, two of them in the third quarter. She also added a final-period goal for her 11 point scoring effort.
Waimea’s Kiaura Rita Ortiz was Waimea’s top scorer. She scored eight points. This included the only trey in the first period when RitaOrtiz had marked seven of her total eight points.
The Warrior machine held a six point lead at the break. It scored 24 points in the second period, while the defense held the Menehune to a single-digit score.
Other contributors to the Warriors’ victory were Kiani Pia–Salvadoprt’s five points and Olivia Malafu’s 11 points to equal Grance effort. Alexie-Ann Yam went five-for-eight at foul line while Alexie-Ann Yam finished with five for eight. Norma Tuuiangavalu popped a field goal during the third quarter.
Waimea will try to find the mysterious “W” Monday, when the Menehune visit the Kaua’i High School gymnasium to face Kaua’i High School.